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Cafe Phillips

1451 L St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3540
+1 202-290-2821
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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1451 L St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3540
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ordered on Grub-Hub. My tuna melt was delivered cold, barely toasted, not buttered and with no cheese (I ordered extra and paid for it). I will never go to or order from this place again.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We had a small lunch; amazing chicken noodle soups, a crisp and super fresh garden salad and an awesome turkey sandwich! You have to try it, the soup was loaded with fresh carrots and fresh celery and gigantic chunks of tender chicken breast supplanted with...More

Thank nyasgrandpa
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Four of us went here on the recommendation of someone who lives in DC, as it wasn't far from where our business meeting was. When we walked in we were concerned about the length of the line to get served - but it moved very...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This little cafe was a couple blocks from our hotel, where breakfast was $25 a plate. We had a marvelous breakfast here for a total of $18 for two. This is just a little cafe without table service, but you place your order directly with...More

Thank thetraveler4819
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We ate in at breakfast, and I really liked the laid back and easy feel of the cafe. In addition to tables there was a more comfortable lounge and nice background music, ie it was a place to enjoy the atmosphere and relax while enjoying...More

1  Thank Carmela_Vincente
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Please not misinterpret my 3 stars as it being sub-par. I only gave it a 3 because it's not fancy. It's a very casual eatery. Good breakfast foods in cafe style setting. Can easily grab and go as well. The nice touch about this place...More

1  Thank Rstraubh
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Out early, walking around, we discovered this small cafe. A blend of fast food and eat-in comfort. We were the first customers of the day. Staff are very helpful, explaining how their menu works. From simple eggs to waffles and more all the food was...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

So you can meet people easily. And the food is consistent. Not cheap or especially tasty. But good. And the place looks pretty clean. However if you need to meet in town and don't want to get lost this is the place. Oh, and the...More

Thank ZeroUpFourOut
Reviewed 21 September 2015

You order your mix for breakfast bagels or sandwiches at the counter, so it can take a few moments to get your order if there's a line. I was just there for breakfast and had an egg and sausage bagel. Had I realized you could...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great stop for breakfast, lunch sandwiches and coffee or latte. Close to McPherson Square Metro line. It looks like many of the locals pop in here for lunch.

Thank Wants2see50states
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 L St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3540
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-290-2821
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